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October 2021 Alumni Newsletter

The October 2021 Notre Dame Alumni Newsletter is ready for you to download (pdf file).

Highlights include the Archbishop’s blessing of the new Juggler Field and reports on fundraising activities from the ND community.

Be sure to renew your ND Alumni Association membership, and let others know by forwarding this email that they need to subscribe to our mailing list on this website to keep getting the newsletter.

Note that there were several names missing from the list of people, organizations and businesses that have contributed to the ND project over the years. We will update the complete list in future newsletter editions. Thank you for your patience!

Fr. Bill Somerville RIP

Father Bill Somerville, passed away on the evening of Thursday, July 8, 2021. He was 82 years of age. Father Somerville was ordained on May 17, 1969. He served as the Pastor of Saint Paul’s in Richmond and Saint Patrick’s in Vancouver. 
He also served as the Assistant Pastor at Saint Jude’s in Vancouver; Holy Rosary Cathedral in Vancouver; Saint Joseph’s in Vancouver; and Corpus Christi in Vancouver. He was Executive Director of Notre Dame High School in the 1970s and coached his final season with the Juggler’s football team in 1981.
He also served as the Archbishop’s Delegate to the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese. Let us remember Father Somerville in our prayers, along with his family.

ND Juggler Field Near Completion

Today Pat Waslen was kind enough to give me a tour of the ND Juggler Field – it is amazing! Hopefully students will be able to start using it in the next week or two.

May 4, 2021 – Mike Blackstock

ND Virtual Open House

Thursday January 14, 2021, Live at 5pm. Visit www.ndrsopenhouse.com

New ND Foundation Site is Live

We’re excited to announce that the new Notre Dame Foundation site is live at www.ndalumnifoundation.com! You can now donate to the Foundation to support the school and receive a tax receipt immediately. Contact Mr. Garcea jgarcea@myndrs.com if you have any questions!

Field sponsorship opportunities

Some great progress has been made on Juggler Field! The turf is expected to be installed once the weather improves early this spring.

ND has just launched the Juggler Field and Seat Sponsorship Campaigns! Sponsor a field line, or a seat in the stand, commemorated with a plaque. All donations will receive a tax receipt. Fill in one (or both) of the linked forms to reserve yours before they are gone!

Contact @MrJGarcea at jgarcea@myndrs.com for more info!

October 2020 Newsletter

The October 2020 ND Alumni Newsletter is now available for download! Check it out here (PDF).

March 2020 Newsletter now available

The March 2020 Newsletter is now available for download!  Click on the link here (PDF).

October 2019 Newsletter now available

The October 2019 Newsletter is now available.  Please download here (PDF).

ND Class of ‘94 ~ 25th anniversary

 The Class of 1994 is holding their 25th Reunion
  • Saturday, November 9, 2019
  • 6:30 pm reservation
  • Personas Restaurant + Lounge
  • Grand Villa Casino, Burnaby
  • ticket per person: $10
*all proceeds will be for a RESP contribution to the son of Maxine Martell (nee Vukic), in her memory
RSVP by October 25th
e-transfer to sperko@telus.net, or purchase at pop-up locations (dates & times TBA)